Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. Ninety-four world-cycles ago he mastered the Vedas when only seven years old. He prepared a great sacrifice about which he consulted Siddhattha Buddha. The Buddha taught him that happiness was not to be found that way, and the boy, following his advice, was reborn in Tusita. Ap.i.261.